Adoption

About Adopted Children

If you’re considering adoption, you’re likely doing so because you want what is best for your child. Perhaps you can’t provide the life and opportunities you want your child to have, so you’re thinking about placing them with adoptive parents who can provide those things you can’t. But, you may still have some worries about how adoption will affect your child — and this is completely normal.

Fortunately, studies have shown that adopted children who grow up in a happy, honest home are well-adjusted. In fact, they live great lives — especially if their birth parents are involved through open adoption!

Below, we’ve answered some of your biggest questions about adopted children to help you make the choice that is best for both of you.

How Do Children Feel About Being Adopted?

How Do Children Feel About Being Adopted?

If you are a woman considering adoption, your baby’s well‐being will always come first. With that being said, you probably have plenty of questions about what it feels like to be adopted, according to a child. Here's what you should know.

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Will My Child Understand My Adoption Decision?

Will My Child Understand My Adoption Decision?

Adoption is a decision that every prospective birth mother makes out of love. It’s normal to want your child to understand that your reasons for this hard choice. If you’re looking for help, here are some ways you can ensure that your child understands your adoption decision.

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How Will the Adoptive Parents Talk to My Child About Adoption?

How Will the Adoptive Parents Talk to My Child About Adoption?

You may be worried about how the adoptive family that you choose will speak to your baby about their adoption story. But, you’ll be happy to know that many adoptive families are dedicated to sharing your child’s adoption story as they get older. Learn more here.

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Will an Adoptive Family Love My Child as Much as Their Own?

Will an Adoptive Family Love My Child as Much as Their Own?

It’s normal to wonder if the adoptive family you pick will love your child as much as you do. If this is something that you’re concerned about while looking for an adoptive family during your adoption, here is what you should know.

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